|Event Location:||MEC Head Office / China Creek Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Dec 9 2014
|Registration Cut Off:
Tue, Dec 9 2014 7:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
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|>> Hone your alpine skills with some free rope
In this session we'll dig into the following:
Note: This course will be moved inside in the
event of heavy rainfall, but come dressed and
prepared to be outside for an hour or so, and
don't forget a headlamp!
- Principals of Hauling / Towing
- Calculating Mechanical Advantages
- Using Pulleys Effectively
- Rope & Crevasse Rescue
|Required Items to Bring:|
Bring your winter kit, it should include:
The club has lots of extra climbing gear, but
you are on your own for staying warm!
- 2 x Locking Carabiners
- 2 x Non-Locking Carabiners
- 2 x Prusik Cord (Short & Long)
- 1-2 Slings
- Optional: 2 x Pulleys
- Warm Gloves / Mitts
- Extra Layers
If you have an 8mm rope or similar glacier
rope, bring that also. (It's always best to
practice with the gear you will later be
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Learning and practicing rope skills is always
enjoyable with a thermos of a warm tea.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||We'll meet outside the MEC Head Office for 7:00pm and make our
way over to China Creek park shortly
Parking: There is lots of
street parking after 6:00pm on
Great Northern Way, but some visitor parking is
available at the MEC parking lot on the north
side of the building also.
Public Transit: It's a
twenty second walk from VCC-Clark
station for those coming by bus or skytrain.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!